American rapper, ASAP Rocky, who is also dating Rihanna, has been arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection to a November 2021 shooting.
The Department disclosed the arrest of the rapper via its Twitter page on Wednesday, for assault with firearms.
The tweet read, “33-year-old Rakim Mayers, a Los Angeles resident, also known as music artist A$AP Rocky, has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in the Hollywood area in November of 2021.”
The victim giving the details of the incident to the LAPD claimed that the rapper shot at them after an altercation in November.
The LAPD statement partly read, “On November 6, 2021, around 10:15 pm, an argument between two acquaintances occurred in the area of Selma Avenue and Argyle Avenue, in the Hollywood Area.
“The argument escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim. The victim sustained a minor injury from the incident and later sought medical treatment. Following the shooting, the two additional males fled the area on foot.”
Reports suggest that ASAP Rocky was returning from Barbados with his pregnant girlfriend, Rihanna, when the arrest was made.